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Norwegian challenger Magnus Carlsen is on the brink of becoming his country's first world chess champion following a stunning 28-move victory over Indian champion Viswanthan Anand Thursday in the ninth game of their scheduled 12-round match in Chennai, India.
Workers who were tasked with cleaning out the restroom on a Jet Airways Boeing 737 making a quick stop in India were given one heck of a tip — a stash of gold bars valued at $1.2 million.
After 66 years of bilateral ties, U.S.-Pakistani relations are still based on delusions — and Husain Haqqani is on a campaign to correct the diplomatic self-deceptions.
An 8-year old girl has become the youngest ever to divorce in India after she was married off four years ago.
World champion Viswanathan Anand of India and challenger Magnus Carlsen of Norway played to a quiet 33-move draw in their match now underway in Chennai, India, bringing Mr. Carlsen closer to the world title as the match enters its final stages.
The outcome of the world championship match now just past the halfway point in Chennai, India, may have been sealed in Saturday's Game 6 in what rates as a truly multicultural moment: a Norwegian defeating an Indian in a Spanish Game through the use of the Chinese water torture.
Wildlife officials in India are planning to put the country's rising monkey population on birth control to tackle the growing menace in its towns and cities, The Telegraph in Great Britain reported.
Challenger Magnus Carlsen moved one step closer to becoming Norway's first world chess champion with an easy draw with the Black pieces in Game 7 of his scheduled 12-round title match against Indian world champion Viswanathan Anand in Chennai, India, on Monday.
This is one of those puzzling books that operates on several levels. Undoubtedly, an eyewitness account of India's rush to independence, as seen by the teenage daughter of the last British viceroy, and an up-close and personal view of her cousin Queen Elizabeth as a bridesmaid and an attendant at her coronation, it is also the story of what it's like to be closely connected to royalty, but not actually royal.